We connect public health

The Institute for Public Health Practice promotes the linkage between the academic and service activities of the University of Iowa College of Public Health with public health practitioners at the local, state, and federal levels.

Workforce Development


Learn about our many initiatives for developing the public health workforce in Iowa.

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Iowa Public Health Workforce Coalition

Post-Pandemic Possibilities: Transforming Iowa’s Public Health Workforce.

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Workforce Development in Iowa

Read the 2021 Public Health Workforce in Iowa report.

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Other resources

Mental Health

Learn how we are supporting the mental health and wellness of the public health workforce.

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Health Equity

Get training on how you can help build health equity in your community.

Build Equity

Public Health Training

The Midwestern Public Health Training Center provides high-quality education, tools, and resources for public health.


Preparedness Training

Get online training now for your public health workforce.

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